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This quiz discusses the pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension and the treatment options.
Questions: 20 | Attempts: 1303 | Last updated: Nov 3, 2014
Sample QuestionWhich of the following regarding pulmonary hypertension (PH) is FALSE?
Questions: 20 | Attempts: 855 | Last updated: Nov 14, 2016
Sample QuestionA 9-year-old boy was identified in childhood as having an elevated sweat chloride. Though he appeared to be a normal term baby, his neontal course was complicated by the development of meconium ileus. Throughout childhood he has experienced multiple increasingly severe bouts of pneumonia with a productive cough, often with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and later Burkholderia cepacea, cultured from sputum. Based upon these findings, he is at greatest risk for development of which of the following pulmonary abnormalities?
This is based on my N180 notes. The usual disclaimer applies...
Questions: 8 | Attempts: 1344 | Last updated: Jan 24, 2013
Sample QuestionA pulmonary embolism is ______________________________.
Questions: 25 | Attempts: 383 | Last updated: Nov 12, 2016
Sample QuestionA 55-year-old woman has had fever and dyspnea for a month along with a 2 kg weight loss. On physical examination her temperature is 37.7 C. A chest radiograph shows a reticulonodular pattern along with prominent hilar lymphadenopathy. A transbronchial lung biopsy is performed, and microscopic examination shows no viral inclusions, no fungi, no acid fast bacilli, and no atypical cells. Which of the following diseases is she most likely to have?
Pulmonary - URI-interstitial, including IMHM
Questions: 20 | Attempts: 1036 | Last updated: Jul 14, 2017
Sample QuestionAfter quitting smoking, how much time does it take to reduce the risk of lung cancer to half that of a smoker?
Just a new way for me to study, hopefully it can help some others too. Facts not fully checked, learn at your own risk.
Questions: 36 | Attempts: 127 | Last updated: Feb 28, 2013
Sample QuestionCOPD In COPD, when looking at a CAT score, what is the score that differentiating severe and not as severe?
Questions: 18 | Attempts: 276 | Last updated: Nov 12, 2016
Sample QuestionThe term "hypersensitivity pneumonitis" describes:
Questions: 19 | Attempts: 380 | Last updated: Jul 14, 2017
Sample QuestionAfter 20 years as a rock crusher, a 55‑year‑old man complains of shortness of breath, and you discover nodular lung shadows on chest x‑ray. Pleural biopsy reveals lesions with whorls of fibrous tissue containing birefringent particles. He has
Questions: 5 | Attempts: 267 | Last updated: Nov 14, 2016
Sample QuestionA 22-year-old Caucasian female presents with fatigue, cyanosis, progressing dyspnea, and pitting edema of the lower legs. She denies any history of previous respiratory or cardio-vascular diseases. Physical examination reveals left parasternal heave and accentuated second sound over the pulmonic valve; liver is slightly enlarged and tender. Echocardiography detects dilation of the right heart chambers with thickening of the right ventricle wall. Coagulation tests are within normal limits. Which of the following pathologic changes are most likely to be found within the pulmonary artery?
In the human body, the word “pulmonary” is related to the lungs and the respiratory system, and is mainly linked to the process of having air move in and out of the lungs. What do you know about these mechanics?
Questions: 14 | Attempts: 589 | Last updated: Oct 4, 2017
Sample QuestionA patient is suffering from obstructive lung disease. Values of compliance for his chest wall and respiratory system are known as: Chest wall compliance (CCW) = 200 ml / cm H2O Respiratory system compliance (CRW) = 100 ml / cm H2O What is his Lung compliance (CL) in ml / cm H2O?
This is a quiz created from my notes from Chris' N180 class. As always, the usual disclaimers apply.
Questions: 20 | Attempts: 124 | Last updated: Jan 24, 2013
Sample QuestionBecause TB is a (large/small) bacteria, ____________________.